January 20, 1940 ~ March 1, 2014
Union City, CA
Carol passed away on March 1 at Kaiser Hospital in Fremont. She was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Norwalk, CT. She moved to California in 1963 and resided in Fremont for 44 years. She was married to Robert L. Brown for 20 years.
Carol was an executive assistant in the semiconductor and electronics industry for many years. She was a long time active member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish (formerly Santa Paula), a Eucharistic Minister serving Our Lady of Guadalupe as well as ministering to patients at Kaiser Hospital, and an Associate of the Sisters of the Holy Family. She loved knitting and was a wonderful baker. She was a loving mother, a wonderful caring friend, and the best mémère a grandchild could ask for.
She was predeceased by her parents Ralph and Aurore Marquis. She is survived by her son Kevin Brown of San Clemente, CA; her daughter Sheri Brown Dion, son-in-law Jerry Dion Jr., and grandsons Oren, Jason and Galen Dion of Nevada City, CA; her sisters Corinne Radcliff and Janice Tatto of Longs, SC and their families. She leaves behind loving cousins and many wonderful friends.
Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial mass on Friday March 14, 11:00 AM at the Sisters of the Holy Family Chapel, 159 Washington Blvd. Fremont, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Sisters of the Holy Family or Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish.